Author: Dave Seanor

Hearts of Gold

They range in age from 12 to 89. They include a computer store owner and a pro golfer, a concert booker and a radio personality, a college student and a middle schooler, among others. They help children and veterans, arts organizations and hospitals, the hungry, the homeless, the helpless. They live among us and inspire by example. They are 11 local people with “hearts of gold” who give back to this community in so many ways.

Stargazer

Jack Kazanzas’ devotion to the Christmas Star may not have been widely understood but it won’t be forgotten.

Busy Bodies

UCF’s School of Medicine opens its bright, shiny new home with an offer that could do a (dead) body good.

Almost Dead in the Water

His legs shredded by a boat propeller, Nate Winters nearly died on Lake Maitland in 2008. After losing his left leg and undergoing numerous surgeries to save his right foot, the teenager still held out hope of playing baseball again. This spring, Nate made his comeback as a pitcher for Winter Park High.

Game Changer

Tiger Woods may not be the same when—or if—he returns to competition. He may be even better, says a local sports psychologist. But it wouldn’t be out of character for a defiant Woods to play on his own terms.